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Success! Akatwijuka from Uganda raised $230 to fund a surgery to repair his inguinal hernia.

Akatwijuka
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Akatwijuka's treatment was fully funded on December 6, 2020.

Photo of Akatwijuka post-operation

August 4, 2020

Akatwijuka underwent a surgery to repair his inguinal hernia.

Akatwijuka had a successful herniorrhaphy to treat his right inguinal hernia. He is feeling better and is no longer experiencing pain or discomfort. He will be able to play with his friends and have a better quality of life once he recovers.

Akatwijuka’s father says, “I do appreciate you for having saved the life of my son and restored his health. I hope to continue with farming to take care of him and the entire family.”

Akatwijuka had a successful herniorrhaphy to treat his right inguinal hernia. He is feeling better and is no longer experiencing pain or dis...

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July 20, 2020

Akatwijuka is a child from Uganda. He is the only child that his parents have and his mother is pregnant and expecting her next child toward the end of this year. Akatwijuka’s mother is a small-scale farmer and so is her father.

Since birth, Akatwijuka has had an inguinal hernia. This hernia causes him pain and discomfort Fortunately, on July 21st, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $230 to fund Akatwijuka’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Akatwijuka’s mother shared, “I hope that when my child successfully receives his surgery, he will again be in a position to grow normally with others and attain a good health once again.”

Akatwijuka is a child from Uganda. He is the only child that his parents have and his mother is pregnant and expecting her next child toward...

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Akatwijuka's Timeline

  • July 20, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Akatwijuka was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Uganda.

  • July 21, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Akatwijuka received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • July 21, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Akatwijuka's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 04, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Akatwijuka's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 06, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Akatwijuka's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Akatwijuka's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6
Other
$11

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